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A safety hat trick. Good catch Thorny – a hat trick. Catch 1 – 'strong mechanical turbulence'. When you consider that Bankstown has been operational since WW2 and the landscape has changed very litt...
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BOLLOCKS! I may, on occasion – get a little testy; grumpy even; but, rarely 'angry'. This latest ATSB report has sparked that anger. It is yet another risible, pathetic, anaemic response, which compl...
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[Image: https://auntypru.com/wp-content/uploads/...-05-21.jpg] Ref: https://morningmail.org/michael-mccormac...ot-indeed/ & ICAO compliance; or 'Back To The future'?? & http://www.australianfl...
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An example: pristine and perfect. P2 - “No idea how much this bungled case has cost so far but IMO you couldn't ask for a clearer example of legal and regulatory incompetence by CASA and why Dr Aleck...
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Ms Spence and the Dragon. Opening remarks. “You can't be first dear; but you can be next.” In the ordinary way of things, I'd be agreeing with a couple of sane, savvy comments on the UP and having ...
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You forgot a bit old Son- "Say, from whence You owe this strange intelligence? or why Upon this blasted heath you stop our way With such prophetic greeting?"
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Top 100 Golf courses in Victoria. You may read (and drool) over the list – HERE -. Each fully capable of becoming 'development' for the frenzied shopper. Consider the list of aerodromes available t...
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Three interesting paragraphs:- In light of information currently doing 'the rounds'. Seems to me (IMO) that the AOPA crew are edging even closer to the truth than the AOPA article indicates. Heresy ...
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Proof – 'beyond reasonable doubt' (criminal); or even 'on the balance of probabilities' (civil) have long been the foundation of the 'presumption of innocence – world wide. The task of proving guilt i...
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In a tangle:- Bring on Estimates. Old Halfwit has got himself in a hell of a tangle; all it abit over my head. However, over on the UP – HERE – there are some wise, qualified heads talking good sense...
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One for the Tin Foil hat troops? Or; not. The horses mouth says all was as it should be on touch down. The, a 'gust' picked up the arse of the aircraft; the rest demonstrated in one picture. Strong ...
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Perhaps, just maybe:- It is time the industry, across the board, let 'the government' have (so to speak) both barrels; fair and square. 'Industry' has for decades now been 'dancing – around- the Dai...
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The word - 'Responsibility' keeps nagging away at the back of my mind. I mean, just 'who' is ultimately 'responsible' for aviation safety – across the board? The answer is writ large, clear, bright...
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An insignificant Penny drops; with a loud clang. I note. with some interest that some of the 'experienced' thinking pilots are taking a long hard look at the 'Beaver' fatal event. Despite the claims...
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Back to the Beaver. It took a while: but I did catch up. Cedrik - “Beavers are an unforgiving aircraft when stalled with a heavy load. A climb out with flap being retracted after take off which wou...
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Ayup: a one choc frog post. Good words Sandy, spot on and an excellent example of the contradictions between a great safety record, of an aviation orientated nation (despite their less than helpful c...
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Basically, its a serious 'credibility' problem; ain't it. Turn on the Bull-shit meter in the Pub and mention CASA; watch the needle immediately head toward the red zone. All of the clever, crafty 'le...
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FWIW, and beyond. Aunt Pru does have an extensive 'loop' system for emails; in and out. Many of our associates prefer 'privacy' to even anonymity (as if anyone on the 'net' remains private). But, nev...
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Welcome back AFAP. Pre 1989, almost all of us were members of the AFAP. They had knocked out an 'award' - offered unstinting expert support to those who had 'offended' when they believed there had be...
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Ahem: If the infrastructure supporting 'travel' by air gets much deeper into the hole; then charges will be raised and passed on to those who wish to travel. Many businesses, particularly tourism, re...
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